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Title: Ethnomedicinal wisdom of tribals of Nandurbar district (Maharashtra)
Authors: Tayade, S K
Patil, D A
Keywords: Ethnomedicine
Medicinal plants
Tribals
Nandurbar district
Maharashtra
Issue Date: Feb-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. cl.7 A61K 35/78, A61P 1/00
Abstract:  The results of ethnobotanical survey among tribals of Nandurbar district are presented in this paper. The ancient knowledge of herbal uses, still put into practice by the tribals such as Pawara, Bhil, Mavachi and Kokani have been recorded for 73 angiospermic species belonging to 66 genera and 39 families. The ethnomedicinal uses range in diverse diseases like gonorrhoea, impotency, irregular menstruation, stomach complaints, white discharge, urinary stones, goiter, pimples, ringworm, jaundice, tooth-ache, rheumatism, etc., apart from common diseases/ailments like fever, cold, cough, headache, burns, snake-bite and swellings. The botanical and vernacular name, family, plants part used and preparation are given for each plant. 
Page(s): 64-69
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Source:NPR Vol.5(1) [January-February 2006]

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